December newsletter summarizes all the important activities and events, IDFI has organized or was involved during December 2014
Today the Ombudsmen addressed Public Prosecutor to close criminal proceedings against the director of IDFI Giorgi Kldiashvili.
Coalition for an Independent and Transparent Judiciary is making a statement with respect to the arrest of Giorgi Kldiashvili, Director of the Coalition member organization - Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI). It has come to Coalition’s attention that the court has found his arrest illegal and held that the representatives of the Ministry of Internal Affairs had carried it out in violation of the requirements envisioned in law.
Levan Avalishvili's opinion regarding Open and Democratic Governance in Georgia was published in Periodical Georgia's European Way
On the first day of the Forum, IDFI (Institute for Development of Freedom of Information) presented its Awareness activities carried out throughout 2014, which put its emphasis on active engagement of young people.
60 students were awarded with certificates in the lecturing course - 25 Years of Transformation – Eastern Europe and Georgia.
Lecturing course was held by Institute for Development of freedom of Information (IDFI), Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University and Bremen University with the financial assistance of the Federal Foreign Office of Germany within the scopes of the project Strategic Plan Georgia 2020 – Strengthening Public Involvement (ZigB) Georgia.
On 23rd of December, IDFI with the support of Open Society Georgia and Tbilisi City Hall has organized a presentation within the project of “Concept for the New Web-Page of Tbilisi City Hall” at Courtyard Marriott Tbilisi. The survey about international practice of the foreign countries municipalities for creating and implemented web-portals as well as the new concept for web-page of Tbilisi City Hall was presented to the Mayor of Tbilisi City Hall- Davit Narmania and other district governors.
A British organization mySociety has conducted comprehensive research on impact of Freedom of Information tools worldwide. Among other FOI platforms, the study also covers Georgian experience, namely Public Information Database OpenData.ge, created by the Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) with financial support from Open Society Georgia Foundation (OSGF) in 2010.
On February 27th, 2014 IDFI referred to the Ombudsmen, informing him on the fact of violating the right of IDFI, enshrined by article 41 of the Constitution. Please see the recommendation prepared by the Ombudsmen.
Within the scopes of the project Strategic Plan Georgia 2020 – Strengthening Public Involvement (ZigB) the discussion on - The Compliance of the Education Institutions' Academic Programs with the Requirements of the Labor Market - was held on Thursday, December 18
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